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3 modern breakthrough technologies in the world of medicine have shown how advanced the medical world is becoming.

Given the abhorrent lifetime complications many women, who have had the transvaginal mesh fitted, are having—should the device be banned, even though a small minority of women’s lives are better because of it?

This year, three scientists were announced Nobel laureates in Chemistry, for their revolutionary discovery of cryo-electron microscopy – a technique which facilitates more elaborate and efficient visualisation of biological cells.

This week, researchers create a wearable tracker to detect cancer, dentists devise a new technique to harvest stem cell from teeth and a blood labyrinth catches cancer cells.

Wearable medical devices are lightweight, user-friendly and functional. They range from the more conventional glucose monitors and hearing aids to the more innovative smart pillboxes and artificial pancreases. Here, we give you our top 10 most promising wearables.

Let’s take a look at how technological innovations can improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare practices – all in all, delivering enhanced medical care to their patients.

The much-anticipated Nobel Prize announced on 2 October this year’s laureates in Physiology or Medicine – three US scientists for their work on our body’s biological clock.

More than 24 hours after the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, the worst has yet to pass for the trauma teams in Las Vegas hospitals. This has highlighted the need for hospitals to be prepared for such events that can occur at any time and place.

Science Bites seeks to compile the latest scientific research updates in bite-sized forms.

The medical world has come a long way in helping women deal with breast cancer and raising awareness about the disease. Recent studies, however, have discovered that mammogram does not necessarily prevent breast cancer death.

The ongoing effort to educate and raise public awareness on blood donation and the shortage of blood supply is indeed a positive thing. Nevertheless, there are certain matters pertaining to the issue of blood donation that needs to be highlighted based on recent development and research findings.